Engineering Undecided

Program Overview

First-year students who have not selected a program of study are placed in engineering undecided, which is part of the general engineering program. They will take introductory engineering courses and receive advising that covers all degree options offered in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering. This helps to ensure an easy transition, in step with their peers, once a program is selected.

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After completing the first-year general engineering track, students can easily transition into the degree program of their choice in step with their peers. This participation also provides a perspective of what the various types of engineers do — a strong foundation for personal and professional development.

97% career placement
$71,268 average starting salary


Students receive detailed exposure to different career possibilities across the 14 degree programs offered in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering through its Engineering Orientation course, DEN 160. Students also participate in the Engineering Problem Solving course, DEN 161, which provides a research-based learning environment to help them achieve academic success.

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The general engineering academic advising program provides support, connection and resources to students in the general engineering program, assisting their selection of a degree program to accomplish their academic and career goals. Advisors meet with students individually to create connections and determine their needs, while guiding them toward the skill development needed to be successful in engineering, finding appropriate resources and selecting a degree program.

Career placement and salary data provided by the K-State Career Center. Career placement includes K-State College of Engineering undergraduate students who are employed or enrolled in graduate or professional schools within six months of graduation.